Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools returns to London so you can learn, in-person, from mental health experts and leading practitioners with vital experience. Bolster your wellbeing provision to ensure that you have a culture that cares.
Registration and refreshments (08:45 – 09:15)
Welcome from Optimus Education (09:15)
Chair's Welcome (09:20)
We are delighted to announce that the day will be chaired by Bukky Yusuf, Senior Leader, Educational Consultant
Engaging parents and carers (09:25 - 09:50)
Create strong wellbeing teams with a provision that doesn’t end when school finishes and invites families to participate.
Recognise and reduce anxiety (09:50 - 10:15)
Understand how to spot anxious students and support them with appropriate responses to lessen their anxiety.
Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition (10:45 – 11:25)
Workshop Choices 1 (11:25 – 12:10)
Mental health lead
Add new techniques to your toolkit to deepen your impact as a mental health lead.
Healthy student relationships
Help your students refine their communication and develop interpersonal skills with tested techniques.
Work to change cultures and mindsets and evidence your impact.
Lunch, networking and exhibition (12:10 – 13:00)
Panel: staff wellbeing (13:00 – 13:35)
Take away strategies from wellbeing practitioners and experts to improve the wellbeing of you and your colleagues.
Workshop Choices 2 (13:40 – 14:25)
Benefit from methods that enhance your students’ ability to respond to adversity and improve their emotional health and wellbeing.
Emotionally honest spaces
A session exploring why schools need to be emotionally honest spaces, and practical ways to establish them.
Gain positive resources to embed across your school and ensure suitable provision is provided to all students.
Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition (14:25 – 14:45)
Workshop Choices 3 (14:45 – 15:30)
Better support at-risk students and gain confidence to recognise and respond to visible and hidden signs of their struggle.
Ensure as a leader that staff are equipped and enabled to play their part in a whole-school culture of wellbeing.
Build Body Confidence, Self-Esteem & Resilience
Negative body image correlates with low concentration, participation and attendance. Ensure your students feel more confident to participate in academic and social activities.
A culture of wellbeing (15:35 – 16:00)
Benefit from a culture that cares about staff and students with important lessons learned from personal experience.